The Olympics in Rio were the most successful games for Team GB, but for one athlete, it was particularly special. Bryony Page won a silver medal in Trampoline Gymnastics – a moment which left her speechless. Having studied and passed a Master’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism at the University of Salford, MediaCityUK, I chose to complete … More Bryony Page on winning a silver medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games
For almost a decade, the sport of Squash has bid to become a part of the Olympics. A regular in the Commonwealth Games, Squash has bid on a number of occasions to the join the Olympic programme, but has failed each time. Therefore, Why is Squash omitted from the Olympic Games? Having studied and passed … More Why is Squash omitted from the Olympic Games?
In 2020, the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan will welcome the addition of Skateboarding to the schedule – but does the sport warrant a place? Having studied and passed a Master’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism at the University of Salford, MediaCityUK, I chose to complete my television based major project on Olympic related stories. Listen … More Does Skateboarding warrant a place at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games?
In the final fixture of the 2015/16 season, Chester FC took on Gateshead in the National League. Listen to a short edit from the match day commentary where I worked as the lead commentator for the Club’s subscription led service, BluesLive. Click here to listen on SoundCloud.
Remain or Leave, the two words which we will be faced with in the ballot booth on June 23. Over the last four weeks campaigners from both sides have been putting their points across to try and persuade the voter to put an ‘x’ in their favour. With only two weeks remaining before we, the … More OPINION: What did we learn from ITV’s EU Referendum Debate?
As the football season draws to a close, the transfer window will soon be open once again. With millions of pounds looking to be spent throughout the summer, top clubs will be aiming to bolster their sides with the best talent from across the continent. However, one question remains unanswered; are clubs overlooking the talent … More Non-league to the Premier League – are there more gems lower down the footballing pyramid?
On February 5th 2016 it was the annual NCTJ Student Council meeting. This year it was held at GoogleUK’s headquarters in Saint Giles, London. The event was a chance to allow student representatives from each of the organisations accredited courses to discuss aspects of the training scheme, meet professionals from the industry and talk to … More NCTJ Student Council Meeting 2016
In January 2016 (W/C 4th) I undertook a week’s work placement at Key103. Throughout the week I worked as a reporter for the radio station and carried out a number of tasks including interviews, editing and sourcing vox pops. I was fortunate enough to work on a range of stories including one regarding the floods … More Key103 News Bulletin